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Old Rectory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Caston, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5416 / 52°32'29"N

Longitude: 0.889 / 0°53'20"E

OS Eastings: 596012

OS Northings: 297674

OS Grid: TL960976

Mapcode National: GBR SD6.PKV

Mapcode Global: VHKBW.CCCY

Entry Name: Old Rectory Cottage

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220174

Location: Caston, Breckland, Norfolk, NR17

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Caston

Built-Up Area: Caston

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Caston St Cross

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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(Attleborough Road)

4/12 Old Rectory Cottage

- II

2 cottages, now one. Early C17 and early C19. Timber frame entirely cased
in brick in C19. Pantiled roof. L plan, originally 3 celled. One storey
and dormer attic. Pantiled gabled entrance porch with decorated bargeboard.
One 3-light leaded casement left and right with brick hoods on labels. Gabled
roofs with 3 gabled dormers with bargeboards and leaded casements. Rebuilt
stack at junction of ranges and similar stack at south gable. South wing later
C17, recased in mid C18 with tumbling and burnt headers. Drawing room interior
has plaster ceiling, now restored, comprising 2 Angels with spread wings,
One with mitre and book, the other with a staff. 4 large roundels of fleur-
de-lys and lotus leaves and 16 small modified Tudor roses complete decoration.
Date probably mid C17.

Listing NGR: TL9601297674

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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